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Mamata Banerjee's Rider As Trinamool's Firhad Hakim Elected Kolkata Mayor


Mamata Banerjee's Rider As Trinamool's Firhad Hakim Elected Kolkata Mayor

Bengal minister and senior Trinamool chief Firhad Hakim would be the subsequent mayor of Kolkata

Kolkata:

Bengal minister and senior Trinamool chief Firhad Hakim is all set to turn into the following mayor of Kolkata after being elected the chief of the newly-elected councillors of its civic physique at the moment.

He’ll take oath subsequent week and would be the first mayor from the Muslim group since Independence.

Mr Hakim, who holds the transport and housing portfolios within the Mamata Banerjee cupboard, would be the thirty ninth mayor of Kolkata Municipal Company (KMC).

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned that KMC’s efficiency will likely be reviewed each six months and motion will likely be taken in opposition to those that are discovered to be non-performing.

Mr Hakim had served as Kolkata Mayor from December 2018 after Sovan Chatterjee’s abrupt exit and was within the submit until Might 2020. He was appointed the civic physique’s administrator after the sooner board’s time period expired and election to the civic physique couldn’t be held as a result of pandemic.

He had gained the Kolkata Municipal Company (KMC) ballot from ward 82 and is an MLA from the Kolkata Port meeting seat.

“I need to thank Mamata Banerjee for giving me this chance to serve the folks of Kolkata once more. After taking oath as Mayor I’ll work in direction of implementing the TMC manifesto,” he mentioned.

South Kolkata Lok Sabha MP Mala Roy, who was re-elected as councillor from ward 88, was named the chairperson of KMC. She was chairperson of the civic physique within the earlier time period as properly.

Kashipur-Belgachia MLA Atin Ghosh, who turned the councillor from ward 11, was re-elected the deputy mayor of the civic physique.

All of the names have been introduced by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a gathering of the TMC in Kolkata. She additionally introduced the names of 13 mayors-in-council.

According to the get together’s coverage of empowerment of ladies in politics, the TMC chief made ladies councillors chairmen in 9 out of town’s 16 boroughs.

The Kolkata Municipal Company, which is split into 144 administrative wards, is grouped into 16 boroughs.

Mamata Banerjee advised the assembly that she’s going to assessment the efficiency of Kolkata Municipal Company each six months.

“Nobody ought to assume that we have now gained and we will sit idle now. That will not be tolerated, all people has to work diligently. There isn’t a place for complacency and vanity. KMC’s efficiency will likely be reviewed each six months and motion will likely be taken in opposition to those that are discovered to be non-performing each by the get together and the administration,” she mentioned.

Ms Banerjee mentioned TMC won’t induct independents as it might be unjust for the leaders and staff of the respective wards.

She lauded the State Election Fee and police for conducting peaceable election.

All of the 134 newly-elected councillors of Trinamool have been current within the assembly.

BJP has gained solely three wards, whereas the Left Entrance and Congress have bagged two every within the election held on Sunday. Three Impartial candidates additionally metropolis civic ballot.

The outcomes have been declared on Tuesday.

The TMC has been in energy in KMC since 2010. Within the final KMC polls in 2015, it had gained 124 seats and the LF 13. The BJP and the Congress had secured 5 and two seats respectively.

Within the 145-year historical past of Kolkata Municipal Company, nationalist leaders like Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Bidhan Chandra Roy, additionally a former chief minister, graced the mayor’s chair in pre-Impartial India.
 

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